Worksheet: Subtracting Equal Groups

In this worksheet, we will practice using subtraction to find the number of equal groups when dividing.

Q1:

There are 16 flip-flops.

How many pairs of flip-flops are there?

Hint: Make groups of 2. Use the number line to help you.

Q2:

Michael is making houses out of sticks. Each house needs 5 sticks.

He has 15 sticks. How many houses can he make?

Q3:

Mason has 20 oranges.

He is going to put them into bags of 5.

After he makes 2 bags of oranges, there are oranges left.

When there are no oranges left, he has made bags of 5.

Q4:

Elizabeth baked 10 cookies.

She wants to put them in bags of 2. Help her find how many bags she needs.

Find the missing number.

How many bags of 2 cookies can she make?

Q5:

Scarlett has 40 eggs.

A box holds 10 eggs. How many boxes will she need?

Hint: Use the number line. How many groups can you make before there are 0 eggs?

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